02-24-2009 Special School Board Meeting


EXPULSION HEARINGS February 24, 2009 2:00 p.m.

In-the-Sunshine Expulsion hearings begin at 2:00 p.m., if necessary. All other Expulsion hearings are closed to the public.


A-1. Call to Order
1. Call to Order

A-2. Roll Call
2. Roll Call

A-3. Invocation (Alyssa Marcoux, 8th Grade, Jefferson Middle School)
3. Invocation

A-4. Pledge of Allegiance (Mariah Jordan, 8th Grade, Jefferson Middle School)
4. Pledge of Allegiance

A-5. Entertainment (Jefferson Middle School Advanced Treble Choir)
5. Entertainment

A-6. Emergency Item
A-7. Adoption of Agenda
6. Adoption of Agenda

B. Recognition of Visitors/Guests
B. Board Office/Superintendent

7. Recognition of Rotary Youth Exchange Student: Ivy Huang
B. Accounting Services

8. Recognize Principals and Bookkeepers for Exemplary Internal Accounts Audit Reports
B. Middle School Programs/K-12

9. Brevard Public Schools Music Demonstration Schools

C. Resolutions/Proclamations
C. Board Office/ Superintendent

10. Proclamation: Tobacco Free Florida Week, February 27 through March 7, 2009
Attachment: Tobacco_Free_Florida_Week_Proclamation1 (2).pdf

C. Middle School Programs/K-12

11. Youth Arts Month, Music in Our Schools Month, Theatre for Life Month Resolution
Attachment: agenda attachment 02 24 09 ARTS-MUSIC MONTH RESOLUTION 09.pdf

C. Area IV Superintendent

12. Harry T. & Harriette Moore Week
Attachment: RESOLUTION.pdf

D. Presentations
D. Board Office/ Superintendent

13. Superintendent Search: Qualities Desired in a New Superintendent
Attachment: 33 Qualities Desired 3 Pages (2).pdf
Attachment: Board Approved Timeline.pdf

14. Status on 2008/2009 Budget Reductions

E. Public Discussion
15. Public Discussion

F. Consent
F. Board Office/Superintendent

16. Student Expulsion(s)
Attachment: Expulsions 2.24.09.pdf (Confidential Item) 

F. Accounting Services

17. Warrants Written for the Month of January 2009
Attachment: 2009-01.pdf

F. Purchasing & Warehouse

18. Surplus Property
Attachment: Educational Technology Letter.pdf
Attachment: Food Services Letter.pdf
Attachment: FEB_24_09.pdf

19. Purchasing Bids, RFPs, RFQs, Sales and Services Agreements
Attachment: 08-022BM Tree Trimming, Vegetation Removal and Stump Grinding - Option Year 1.pdf
Attachment: 08-027BM Bleacher and Backstop Repair and Motorization Contractor - Option Year 1.pdf
Attachment: 08-029BM Carpet, Vinyl Sheeting and Ceramic Tile Installers - Option Year 1.pdf
Attachment: 09-026LH Ice Storage Tanks for Space Coast Jr.-Sr. High and Enterprise Elementary School.pdf
Attachment: 06004BM Subterranean and Drywood Termite Treatment- Option.pdf

F. Human Resources

20. Support Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Support Staff 02-24-09.pdf

21. Instructional Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Instructional Staff 02-24-09.pdf

F. Area I Superintendent

22. Eau Gallie High School FIRST Robotics Team to Attend Palmetto Regional Competition at Clemson University in South Carolina
Attachment: EGHS Robotics trip to SC.pdf

F. Area III Superintendent

23. Consultant Agreement between the School Board of Brevard County and Alane Ferguson, Author
Attachment: Ferguson, Alane.pdf

F. Project Management

24. Amendment #1 to Agreement for Design/Build Services for Additions and Renovations at Eau Gallie High School
Attachment: Eau Gallie HS Amendment #1.pdf

F. Additional Items

25. Approve Dr. James W. Johnson as a Brevard Schools Foundation Board Member
Attachment: Dr. James Johnson resume.pdf

F. Approval of Consent

26. Approval of Consent Agenda

Items Pulled for Discussion
F. Board Office/Superintendent

27. School Board Members Salary
Attachment: SB 6-A.pdf
Attachment: Criteria for 2009-2010 Budget Reductions 02.24.09.pdf

F. Title I/Early Childhood Education

28. Summer Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK)

G. Action
G. Board Office/Superintendent

29. Superintendent Search: Adopt the Characteristics for the Superintendent Profile
Attachment: Brevard Top Ten Survey Template.pdf
Attachment: The 33 Characteristics Explained.pdf
Attachment: Brevard Public Schools Seeks.pdf
Attachment: 33 Qualities Results.pdf

G. Human Resources

30. School Board Policy Revisions - NEOLA Recommendations
Attachment: 2009 School Board Policies 2.pdf

H. Information
H. Accounting Services

31. Public Sale of Series 2009 Revenue Anticipation Notes
Attachment: RAN Series 2009 Resolution (Draft).pdf

H. Curriculum & Instruction

32. Canine Commando Challenge - Gifted Curriculum Project
Attachment: PROJECT SUMMARY.pdf

33. Summer Opportunities for Advancement and Remediation (SOAR) 2009
H. Secondary Programs

34. Interinstitutional Articulation Agreement Between the School Board of Brevard County and Brevard Community College
Attachment: BCC BPS Proposed 2008 Articulation Agreement FINAL 1-27-09.pdf

H. Area I Superintendent

35. Eau Gallie High School FIRST Robotics Team to Attend the World Championship for Robotics in Atlanta, Georgia
Attachment: EGHS World Championship-Robotics.pdf

H. Area III Superintendent

36. Field Trip: Rockledge High, Cocoa Beach Jr/Sr High and Viera High Schools FIRST Robotics Team World Championship Event in Atlanta, Georgia
Attachment: Robotics-Atlanta 09.pdf

37. Field Trip: Edgewood JSHS, Merritt Island High and Jefferson Middle School Robotics Team #801 FIRST Palmetto Regional Competition at Clemson University, Clemson, SC
Attachment: Robotics SC 3_09.pdf

38. Field Trip: Edgewood JSHS to Columbia Scholastic Press Association Conference Manhattan, NY
Attachment: Columbia Scholastic Press Conference 09.pdf

39. Field Trip: Merritt Island High Band to Washington, DC
Attachment: MIHS Band DC trip.pdf

H. Area IV Superintendent

40. Eau Gallie High School's and Satellite High School's AFJROTC Cadet Incentive Flight Programs

I. Staff Reports
41. Staff Reports

J. Additional Public Presentations (If Required)
42. Additional Public Presentations

K. Board Member Reports
43. Board Member Reports

L. Superintendent's Report
44. Superintendent's Report

M. Adjournment
45. Adjournment

INSTITUTION: ARTICLE IX – SECTION 1. Public education. - The education of children is a fundamental value of the people of the State of Florida. It is, therefore, a paramount duty of the state to make adequate provision for the education of all children residing within its borders. Adequate provision shall be made by law for a uniform, efficient, safe, secure, and high quality system of free public schools that allows students to obtain a high quality education and for the establishment, maintenance, and operation of institutions of higher learning and other public education programs that the needs of the people may require.

ADDRESSING THE BOARD: Individuals or groups may address comments to the School Board at any regular meeting by following established procedures. The maximum allotted time for a presentation is three (3) minutes. A speaker's time may not be allocated to others. Individuals must complete a form located on a table near the east wall of the boardroom. Thirty minutes will be set aside at the beginning of the meeting for public discussion on non-agenda items. Up to thirty minutes of public discussion will be allowed for each agenda action item.

NOTE: If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with regard to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purposes, may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made and that the record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

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NOTE: Brevard Public Schools Television (BPS-TV) will broadcast this meeting live on Bright House Networks cable channel 198. BPS-TV will replay the meeting on Saturday at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday at 8:00 p.m., and the following Tuesday @ 5:30 p.m. (and all Tuesday's before the next scheduled meeting). Board meetings are also available as streaming video on the district web page at www.brevardschools.org. The City of Titusville also broadcast the meetings on Thursday's at 8:00 a.m. and Saturday’s at 7:00 p.m. on Bright House cable channel 1 or 99.